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Dorm Tech Hacks – Amp Up the Experience!

Looking for some dorm tech hacks to tech-up your college student's dorm? We've got a few good ones that make using and storing tech handy.The post …

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This Secret Strategy Keeps the Instant Pot at the Top of Amazon, Despite Almost No Marketing

Share the wealth, let your customers talk to each other--but start with a product you're sure they'll love.<p>You might already know about Instant Pot--a crazy success story from a small Canadian company, which is perennially one of the most popular products on Amazon.<p>Muscling it to the top of the …

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CES 2018: Smart home tech trends you need to know

From app-monitored home deliveries to all things sleep tech<p>From massive TV displays to robots of all stripes, there’s no shortage of eye-popping moments at CES, the annual trade show for the latest and greatest in consumer tech, automotives, and beyond. But the most memorable moment for me at this …

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Top 18 Tech Trends At CES 2018

As you know, I always hunt for trends. Why? It’s important to know what’s coming next so you can budget for and leverage the right tech that will propel your business forward. Last week I attended CES, one of the largest tech conferences in the world, and the innovation on display didn’t …

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A ton of new smartphones were announced last week at CES — here are the 11 to keep an eye on

• <b>Many new smartphones were announced and showcased at CES 2018 last week.</b>• <b><br>Some devices introduced new and interesting features, while other announcements confirmed US availability for certain smartphones.</b>• <b><br>Consumers can expect to see some of the CES trends, such as in-display fingerprint sensors and</b> …

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Nintendo’s bringing DIY robots and more to the Switch using cardboard

Nintendo’s big new surprise interactive experience for the Switch is now official, and it’s basically a maker kit for the portable console that uses cardboard component pieces to allow people to build a range of different creations and play with them using the console to power games that interact …

Gaming

Trucks, muscle, and futurism: 7 Detroit Auto Show rides we can’t wait to drive

Fuel-sipping hybrids and EVs are hotter than ever today, but if the 2018 Detroit Auto Show was any indication, trucks and SUVs will continue to reign …

Trucks

CES 2018: Real Advances, Real Progress, Real Questions

<i>Suggested reading: Read the intro then scan through looking for pictures that are in your area of interest. Each section is the summary followed by</i> …

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The winners and losers of CES 2018

CES is the best place to get a sense of what's hot and not in technology.<p>As gadget-packed as this year's show was — we crowned our favorite tech from …

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CES 2018 - Las Vegas - January 9 - 12, 2018 | TechCrunch

13 hours ago Events<p>I’ve heard tell of people predicting the weather through achy joints. CES isn’t all that different. You get a sixth sense about the show once… Read More<p>14 hours ago Security<p>This year’s CES happened in the shadow of the Spectre and Meltdown disclosures, and virtually every …

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The best PCs, gadgets, and wearables of CES 2018 | Ars Technica

CES was dominated by smart assistants, but we found diamonds in the rough.<p>LAS VEGAS—Each year, electronics companies big and small use the CES …

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CES 2018 Wrapup: 4K, 8K, VR And More

Every January the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas gathers together several hundred thousand people to stare at and poke all the upcoming tech for the coming year and beyond. With thousands of companies exhibiting, it’s hard to pinpoint a specific “theme,” though walking around and letting it …

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These Are The 5 Best CES Products That Will Be Hot in 2018

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is the first global trade event of the year. Rather like the location where it is based, there is a huge amount of glitz and vapor around the show.<p>Now that the Nevadan dust has settled, here are five products and services that may prove to be …

Gear & Gadgets

CES 2018: The final word

Wall-sized TVs. Connected everything. Smart mirrors. Autonomous electric vehicles. The world's thinnest laptop. This is everything that mattered at CES 2018.<p>When people look back at CES 2018 in five or 10 years, it'll be the heavy rain, flash flooding and power cuts that'll stand out more than the …

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Best of CES 2018: The one company vital to gaming, self-driving cars, and AI

Quartz’s time at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has come to a close, and we’ve reflected on a week of being inundated with gadgets, technology, and pitches.<p>Below is a list of which companies we believe won CES, which tried the hardest, and which embodied the spirit of the world’s …

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CES 2018: Most absurd technologies to come

CES: Consumer Excess Show<p>Each year tech nerds from around the globe converge on Sin City for the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to get …

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10 products from CES 2018 I would buy today

LAS VEGAS—What happens in Vegas doesn't always stay in Vegas — at least hopefully not for a bunch of the products showcased here last week.<p>Some of the technology that debuts at CES, the annual consumer electronics show, turns out to be “vaporware,” that is, it will never make a commercial debut for …

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10 of the Coolest Gadgets We Saw at CES 2018

Each January, tech companies from around the world gather in Las Vegas to show off their latest efforts at CES, formerly called the Consumer …

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These are the weirdest products at CES

Nanoleaf<p>YaDoggie smart scoop<p>Toyota's e-Palette concept vehicle<p>ForwardX CX-1 suitcase<p>NeoMano robotic glove<p>Ingenious Things Myteepi Woody<p>Vuzix Blade<p>Helite Hip'Air<p>Heatworks Tetra<p>Rokid Glass<p>L'Oreal UV Sense<p>Planet Computers Gemini<p>Kolibree Magik smart toothbrush<p>Kohler Numi Intelligent Toilet<p>Moodo scent …

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Let's tour Google's booth at CES 2018

Mobile Technology

This projector screen lets two gamers see different perspectives at the same time

Say goodbye to split-screen<p>Display startup MirraViz is here in Las Vegas this week for CES to show off a gadget that at first blush looks like some arcane trickery, allowing two off-the-shelf DLP projectors to layer images on top of one another so two people can view two different images …

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Intel says its new palm-sized PC is the smallest VR-ready computer ever

To showcase its latest 8th gen Core i7 processor at CES 2018, Intel has unveiled two flavors of a new NUC that fits in the palm of your hand and is said to be capable of running VR experiences and games.<p>That means powerful graphics performance in a tiny package that’s easy to carry around and use …

Gear & Gadgets

Omron Healthcare shows off wearable blood pressure monitor for your wrist

Medical giant Omron Healthcare is showing off a blood pressure monitor that you can wear as a wristwatch and that can deliver clinically validated accuracy.<p>The Japanese company has also created a digital platform to track and store heart health data and easily share it with your physician. I’ve …

Digital Health

5 coolest things we've seen at CES so far

LAS VEGAS —Leave it to CES to show us something we never knew we really wanted.<p>Like in suitcases that roll automatically. As in, you don't have to grab onto them to drag them anymore, just instead let the camera sensor from inside the bag learn who the owner is, and then follow you around the …

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Nanoleaf wants to cover your walls in color-changing light

Nanoleaf's color-changing light panels were a gamechanger for the company. Now, at CES 2018, the company's turning the idea up to eleven.<p>Nanoleaf began as a little LED lighting startup selling odd-looking light bulbs and smart bulbs, but those bulbs have since taken a backseat to the company's …

Home Automation

Eye-tracking VR headset takes home the CES 2018 innovation award

CES 2018’s first wave of innovative new tech is hitting the shore early, before the show officially starts tomorrow. Among them is the LooxidVR headset, an all-in-one package which shows off some of VR’s promise.<p>What is it?<p>LooxidVR is a phone-based headset created by Looxid Labs with EEG censors …

Virtual Reality

This wristband lets you hear phone calls through your fingers

Innomdle Lab is a South Korean startup that was spun out of Samsung’s incubator, and it’s just about ready to launch its first product: Sgnl, a wristband-slash-watch strap that turns your fingers into a phone receiver. When paired with a phone, you can hear callers by touching your finger to your …

Wearable Tech

XYZprinting da Vinci Nano a 3D printer for the masses at $229

The revamped compact printer is at CES 2018 and will arrive in 2018 along with a new 3D pen and full-color FFF 3D printer.<p>With the da Vinci Nano, XYZprinting says it lowered the two barriers that have slowed 3D printer adoption: price and ease of use.<p>At $229 (approximately AU$290 or £170) it's …

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Samsung is working on a phone with screens on both sides — here are three futuristic ideas

• <b>A new patent shows three ideas Samsung has for wrapping a display around a smartphone.</b>• <b><br>These designs show future smartphones with screens on both the front and back of the phone.</b>• <b><br>Users would be able to view content from either side of the phone.</b><p>Samsung uses curved display technology in phones like …

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